Heidenheim, Germany - March 28, 2017. The HARTMANN GROUP, a leading international supplier of medical and personal care products, followed up on the dynamics of the previous year with an organic growth rate of 3.3% in 2016, surpassing the benchmark set in 2015 across all segments. Taking into account negative currency effects, as well as acquisitions and divestments, consolidated sales rose by 2.3% to EUR 1,986.5 million.
EBIT climbed by 4.9% to EUR 139.1 million, while consolidated earnings after taxes improved by 6.3% to EUR 90.1 million. With a net liquidity that has more than doubled and an equity ratio of over 60%, HARTMANN GROUP can continue to invest in growth.